Browse Blog Posts In Category “Malware”

Bash, Shellshock and Security: What You Need To Know

Quick summary: OpenDNS’s infrastructure and our customers’ deployments are not vulnerable to remote exploits targeting the Bash/Shellshock vulnerability. Additionally, most Umbrella customer deployments will automatically be…

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Spoiler Alert! You Are Under Attack

You may have heard that targeted attacks are on the rise—businesses are constantly under attack. The challenge that security professionals face is too much noise, and at the end of the day, it’s pretty hard to determine…

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Umbrella for MSPs Protects Networks Against CryptoLocker

Customers trust OpenDNS to protect them against the latest online threats, but sometimes infections sneak in as binary email attachments or on thumb drives. To address these botnet threats, OpenDNS blocks the malware’s ability to…

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Locking Down: Whitelist-Only Mode

In IT, the most effective tools are often also the most adaptive. We believe network security should work the way your business needs it to, and allow change to be simple. The new Umbrella Dashboard plays a huge role in making…

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Ubiquitous connectivity requires ubiquitous security.

When I told you about Umbrella, the service we’re launching next month, I said we would be focused on helping you do two things: adapt to the changing threat landscape, and embrace the changing nature of how work gets done…

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Cloud Security Alliance: Top Threats to Mobile Computing

A few years ago I was invited to co-chair the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) annual report, Top Threats to Cloud Computing. With the Top Threats report due for its third iteration, I really wanted to push the boundaries of what we…

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Malware Alert: OpenDNS users protected from Flame malware

Flame malware, the complex malware toolkit infecting targeted systems in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Sudan and other Middle Eastern and North African states, is being prevented for OpenDNS customers. Although the malware may be…

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Traveling this summer? Then read this.

Now that Summer is right around the corner it’s likely that many of you may have plans to do some traveling. Well, if that’s the case I’m here to make sure you add one more item to your pre-travel checklist: update your computer…

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Disruption in Security (Part 3 of 5)

Editorial note: During April and May, OpenDNS CTO Dan Hubbard will share his thoughts on where security will see the most disruption in the near future in this five-part blog series.

CHANGE #3: Collect and react –> Real-time…

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